Andrew Hare’s Drum Studio Policies

Lesson Length, Cost, and Frequency:

Drum lessons will be scheduled in 30 minute (half hour) or 1 hour sessions. Lesson rates are $30.00 per half hour or $60.00 per hour. Lessons will be held on a weekly basis, except on major holidays.

Scheduling and Cancellations:

Students will sign up for a specific date and time, which will be held for them on a weekly basis.  Andrew and his student will both do their best to anticipate scheduling conflicts.  Lessons may be rescheduled, at Andrew’s discretion, with 24 hours’ notice.  In general, makeup lessons should only be held in emergency situations (serious illness, weather, family emergency) and not to accommodate scheduling issues (vacations, sports conflicts, etc).  Lessons missed with no notice will be forfeited.  In the event that Andrew misses a lesson, a makeup will always be scheduled.


Students will sign up for lessons one month at a time, with payment due at the first lesson of each month.  Payment can be made with either cash or check.  If payment is not received by the second lesson of each month, a 10$ late fee will be incurred and lessons will be suspended until tuition is paid.


Recommended Drum Supplies

Drum Sticks: 

VicFirth 5a

Drum Books: 

“Buddy Rich’s Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments” by Henry Adler 

“Syncopation” by Ted Reed

“Groove Essentials” by Tommy Igoe


Either a practice pad, snare drum, or drum set to practice on